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Occupational Therapist (OT), Part Time Visits

Job ID: 6779651002 Location: Smyrna, DE Category: Occupational Therapy Date Posted: May. 25, 2023
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Flexible, daytime schedule! Competitive pay plus mileage!

 

BAYADA at BAYhealth is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT, for a Part Time or Full Time opportunity performing home health visits with adult patients. This office services clients in territories throughout Kent County, DE. 

As a home care Occupational Therapist, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides rehabilitative care and skilled nursing to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home. 

 

Occupational Therapist, OT Responsibilities:

  • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
  • Perform thorough evaluations of patients’ functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.
  • Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.
  • Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.
  • Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.
  • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

Occupational Therapist, OT Qualifications:

  • A current DE Occupational Therapist license.
  • Prior home care experience preferred, but not required
  • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Graduation from an occupational therapy program accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA and the AOTA, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:

  • BAYADA offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes the following: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, vision, dental and medical health plans, employer paid life insurance, 401k with company match, direct deposit and employee assistance program
  • To learn more about BAYADA Benefits, click here
  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
  • Feel confident, safe, and supported with PPE supplies, comprehensive infection prevention protocol, daily pre-screens, and close monitoring of the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.
  • Benefits may include mileage reimbursement; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement. 

BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability.  Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader.  Apply now for immediate consideration.

Sponsor-RHHfield

Bayhealth, central and southern Delaware's health care leader, has partnered with a leading national provider of comprehensive home health care—BAYADA Home Health Care—to deliver high-quality, compassionate care to adults and seniors recovering at home after an illness, injury, surgery, or hospitalization, or to manage a chronic condition. Together as BAYADA Home Health Care at Bayhealth, this partnership expands and enhances access to skilled, compassionate care that helps people stay safe and independent at home, where they want to be. BAYADA Home Health Care at Bayhealth is an equal opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Practice: Home Health
  • Watching my client make progress and enjoy himself, and having the opportunity to make a positive difference in his life… it's so gratifying, it doesn't even feel like a job to me. Terry S., LPN - Nurse

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